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they were screaming like where is my dog. >> dan: desperate to find her certified service dog stolen while she was sleeping on a bart train. good evening, i'm dan ashley. it is a small dog with a very big role in his owner's life. karen survived the plane crash as child and that dog helps her cope with the anxiety she has had ever since. lilian kim is live at bart station. she must be so upset. >> reporter: so upset and devastated. this is just one station where bart riders with flyers for the missing dog. he disappeared on a southbound train either in san francisco or peninsula. >> sheer panic. i started screaming. i said -- oh, my god. >> it's been one day since she woke up in a bart train to find her dog gone.
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she and archie were heading home late wednesday night for the san francisco spca fund-raising event. she had handbag on one side and archie in a carrier in the other. >> i fell asleep. it was an accident. i woke up and he was gone. >> she has been looking for him round the clock going to shelters and filing reports. he is more than a pet. she is registered specially trained service dog. she suffers from extreme anxiety brought on by a plane crash when she was eight. >> with him, i don't feel the need on medication. that is how much comfort he brings me. i'm just devastated. >> so is her husband. he has been at his wife's side every minute since archie
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disappeared. >> i don't had i it's funny. for me and my wife, that is our little kid. >> they have put flyers for every bart station and what started as a thousand dollar reward has grown to $3,000 thanks to strangers that heard their story. police say they plan to look at surveillance video. >> i can't even wrap it around my head. i would do anything to get him back, anything. >> reporter: as i said there is a $3,000 reward. that amount will likely grow. her story has generated a lot of sympathy. lilian kim, "abc 7 news". >> dan: let's hope archie gets back home soon. the skies are clear but we are looking at possibility of high winds in the bay area. meteorologist sandhya patel is here with a look. >> we are looking at some strong winds developing as we head into the overnight hours and into tomorrow. live doppler 7-hd showing you
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pretty clear skies, a patch of fog around half moon bay where visibility has dropped to four miles. wind advisory friday 2:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. winds up to 45 miles an hour as you head out to the delta. they are under a wind advisory 8:00 a.m. friday 7:00 p.m.. winds aren't that strong and it's just breezy in half moon bay. i'll be back with a look at the forecast and tell you when you will need the umbrellas. >> dan: an emotional night nor hundreds of people in san jose. they came together to honor the memory of a young man gone far as to. he was killed crossing the train tracks. everybody said he was talented as he was nice. >> that is very true.
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it happened around 4:00 yesterday afternoon. the young man was walking home from lincoln high school. he was crossing these caltrain tracks when a passenger train came out of the bend and hit him. >> we need to console each other in these times. >> tonight many were ungone solaable. the 16-year-old was walking along the trans tuesday when he was hit by a passenger train. >> the train hit him and he wasn't paying attention. let it to to be a lesson. come on. the train tracks are not cute. >> he was wearing headphones as the train approached. he was just a few yards from his home. >> the lincoln high school junior was loved, hundreds
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filled the park with memories, tears and wishes. >> today.... >> he loved music. he made this video for a web channel called silicon dchtd bug recently. >> music has been a big part of my life since i was a kid. >> he walked the halls of lincoln high school with his guitar in hand and smile on his face. >> he brought joy to those around him. tonight they struggle to find meaning in the loss. >> you were an angel and we all love you. >> the medical examiner has ruled this an accident.
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caltrain had already planned to add sensing along the track. live tonight, "abc 7 news". >> dan: thanks very much. developing news from the south bay where house to house search for a man who ran from police has ended with no arrest. sky7hd was over the neighborhood earlier this evening. a wanted parolee want real estate from police and the chase led him to san jose. he hopped fences and still on the loose tonight. we may never know the motive behind a deadly shootout on east bay freeway that killed a chp officer but we are learning more about the gunman in that attack. the officer kenyun youngstrom. investigation found that his killer was diagnosed as bipolar and prescribed medication back
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in 1997. the gun he used in the attack was legally purchased and registered. authorities say there was no indication that lacy was going to kill officers prior to the shooting on september 4th. >> two oakland city council members accused of ethic violations insist they did nothing wrong. the auditor said they improperly told city employees who should get a $2 million demolition contract for the old oakland army base. brooks is accused of interfering for hiring of construction for the teen center and reid ordered city employees to waive a parking ticket. >> i have been a staff person for 14 years and elected official for 16 years. out of 30 years for employee, city staff is afraid of me. i don't think that is the days. >> brooks did not return our calls for comment. the audit has been forward to
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the state and the d.a.'s office as well as the f.b.i. to determine if any laws were broken here. >> dan: new at 11:00, a crime spree at u.c. berkeley, a crime wave at bancroft way. since the first of the year, 25 thefts have been reported there. the problem is people don't keep an eye on their stuff. best thing according to police, put your belongings in a locker and lock it away for safekeeping. >> also new at 11:00, the search is on for a fresno mother who abandoned her three-month-old baby as a walmart store. the mother left the baby with a security guard and just left. workers called police who took the child into custody. investigators say the woman was acting erratically when she handed the baby to the guard. good news is the infant is healthy and apparently doing well. tonight a pa9d-year-old preschool teacher accused of trying to drug toddler needed
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her care is facing criminal charges. prosecutors filed misdemeanor counts of attempted child endangerment and assault against her. a fellow teacher at morgan hill she saw her putting a sleep aid into sippy cups earlier this month. she supervised children one and two years of age. a warning tonight about hillsborough and burlingame residents about a bank security breach. an atm at the u.s. bank on burlingame avenue has been compromised with a card skimming device. the numbers on bank cards put into the atm were being swiped by thieves. several customer accounts were compromised so folks are being warned about this. new at 11:00, a public discussion about what to do with yosemite. the meeting was held at fort mason tonight.
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national park service has coming up with a restoration plan to replace the park's aging infrastructure. swimming pools and ice rinks could be on the to be demolished list. steps are being proposed to deal with congestion in the park. >> we want to go yosemite to see the amazing half dome and amazing cliffs and see the water falls and wildflowers, you don't want to sit in a traffic jam. >> other changes in the merced river plan would get rid of bike and raft rentals. >> twitter is celebrating eighth 7th anniversary. >> it's undeniable that san francisco is part of our life. >> inside the market street headquarters. how this start-up grew so fast. also catch me in you can. how this imposture made it into
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>> dan: developing news, firefighters in the solano county of dixon are looking for hot spots after a big fire. reports three trailers and hangar burned at airport. it took about an hour to knock it down but there was some considerable damage. it is hard to believe that just seven years ago, think about this -- there was no such thing as twitter. tonight the company is celebrating a big anniversary. jonathan bloom has an inside look at twitter's san francisco headquarters.
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seven years ago, in a small san francisco office, a little bird hatched, a little bird that took over the world. >> oprah winfrey twitterered for the first time. >> here is my first, a tweet. >> i'm going to make history as the first president to live tweet. >> it's only 140 characters. >> never before was so much said with so little. the walls of the headquarters are littered with magazine covers chronicling the impact on society. from the first images of plane in hudson river and tweet from space that this is actually real. >> what happens on twitter continues to maze me, meeting their spouses, starting revolutions. >> how twitter was used to organize a protest at a train station and uprising in egypt. >> twitter has found free speech and free expression to the work we are doing.
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>> so it is with the people of twitter. you won't find any dress codes. some work standing up or lying down but all work together and many celebrated the seventh birthday. >> seven years in twitter has plenty to celebrate, from a small office to a building on san francisco's market street to hundreds of tweets to hundreds of millions of tweets. there was know such thing as a hash tag. >> even the re-tweet was started by members of the community. >> now everything has a hash tag and president obama knows about being retweeted. now online in 30 languages, it has a language of its own own but one look say they haven't lost the independent san francisco roots. >> san francisco was part of our dna and part the of our blood. >> dan: michael c 7 news source on twitter. follow the latest breaking news
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any time you wish. philadelphia police nabbed a man posing as a pilot who managed to get into the cockpit of a plane. he was wearing what appeared to be an air france captain's uniform when he asked the gate agents for an upgrade on u.s. airways flight to florida. when he told there were no seats available and these said he hated americans. he then boarded the plane and got into the cockpit. that is when cops and took the imposture into custody. >> a massachusetts woman is on quest to thank a stranger for a random act of kindness towards her and her boyfriend who is deployed in afghanistan. she returned to her car on sunday after picking up a cup of coffee. she spotted an envelope on the windshield. she thought it was a ticket but it turned out to be a note from a veteran who spotted a stick other her car half of my heart
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is in afghanistan. it contained $40 and noted thanking her boyfriend for his service. she plans to donate money for someone else in need. let's go back. we talked with sandhya patel about the wind that is out in tonight and more is coming. >> by morning we'll see gusty winds and going up early tomorrow morning. live doppler, not tracking any rain. it's pretty clear across the bay area with the patch of fog around half moon bay. visibility is 4 miles. we're looking back towards san francisco and skies are pretty clear. temperatures right now, 51 in san francisco. it is 51 in san jose. santa cruz, currently the same temperature. from high definition emeryville camera, beautiful view of the bay bridge, sutro tower, lights blinking and you know it's going to be a clear night.
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53 in santa rosa. 45 in fairfield. 51 degrees in hayward. here is a look what is coming. clear and gusty in the morning. sunny and mild and pattern holds right through the weekend. with the windy conditions to develop tomorrow, some of you suffering from allergies wondering what the pollen count. tree pollen running high and grasses and mold running low. you probably already know this if you suffer from allergies. worst part is the winds. high pressure is going to bring us the dry offshore winds. gusty wind pattern will develop and that is why we're looking at strong winds developing. i want to show you, oranges and pinks indicating the strongest winds and light or blue colors are the weaker winds. around midnight, gusty winds and also developing around fairfield 36 miles an hour. wind speeds pick up.
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as we head into 7:00 a.m., 43 mile-an-hour wind gusts. san rafael about 30 miles an hour. strongest winds, napa 31. right around the delta, north bay mountains, watch out for the winds. they start to drop off around 11:00 in the morning. speaking of the morning, its clear start but a windy one. temperatures will be in the upper 30s to mid 40s so the coolest inland valleys dropping down to the upper 30s. i would make sure i have an extra layer in the morning, it will be a cool start. tomorrow 70 degrees. 71 in san jose. 69 in santa cruz. sunshine on the peninsula. 65 millbrae. 65, palo alto. on the coast, 61 in half moon bay. it will be a beautiful day in downtown san francisco, 65 in downtown san francisco. north bay communities, windy along the coast. 68 in santa rosa. 70 for napa.
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east bay 69. windy around fairfield, 70 degrees. livermore, 70. accu-weather seven-day forecast, mild for most areas heading into the weekend as we go into about the wednesday time period. we'll see a slight chance of showers, cooler, better chance of showers on thursday. >> dan: stay with us. >> dan: stay with us. larry is up next. [ male announcer ] with citibank it's easy for jay to deposit checks from anywhere. [ wind howling ] easier than actually going to the bank. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank.
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thurmanator had 12 points. unlv goes more than 11 points mints without a bucket. anthony bennett had 15. cal would hold on down the stretch. richard soloman crushing. 64-61. they will face syracuse on saturday. >> playing memphis, gales started strong. joe jackson, he is swinging the house down. gales are down 10 at the break, three seconds left and here is 3 that st. mary's and tigers turn it over. gales get one last chance and 3 and the win! no and the season is over for st. mary's, 54-52.
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>> i told them i never been more proud of the team. i never seen better leadership. these guys and especially matt have done as well as you can do. >> biggest upset of the night. new mexico and harvard, harvard led most of the game. 49-47 lead and crimson would answer, he had 17. jeremy lin university will extend their lead. chambers. first ever victory and they move on to face arizona on saturday. 68-26 was the final. >> one seed gonzaga got a scare from arizona. derek tied it at 56. gonzaga comes back-to-back 3's. very big shot.


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